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  1. Ric2013 replied to the thread HALL of SHAME PHOTo`s.

    Well, it's only the dry part of the stack. But why?! Agreed: probably DIY.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 8:07 PM
  2. Ric2013 replied to the thread Nightmare! Suspect sub standard solder..

    I think you're more likely to burn the flux if the flame isn't hot enough. I wonder what this weird solder is made from?

    Sep 18, 2017 at 7:18 PM
  3. Ric2013 replied to the thread Grundfos Pump Plan or equivalent.

    To be honest, and from the information I've absorbed, I'd be tempted to do the same.

    Sep 18, 2017 at 7:10 PM
  4. Ric2013 replied to the thread Nightmare! Suspect sub standard solder..

    I learnt to solder the hard way, out of a book and with a gas decorator's blowtorch, for a woodburning stove. When I first picked up a...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM
  5. Ric2013 rated scott_d's post Agree in the thread Burst plastic piping..

    Any pictures of the boiler? Could the pressure relief have been capped off or isolated?

    Sep 18, 2017 at 6:19 PM
  6. Ric2013 replied to the thread Grundfos Pump Plan or equivalent.

    NRVs - pump inlet seems reasonable, but if there is any chance of hot water rising up and down the same pipe on the flow, then I'd put...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 6:18 PM
  7. Ric2013 replied to the thread Grundfos Pump Plan or equivalent.

    My point was that, 'boiler interlock' to me, was a specific technical term, hence the confusion, now clarified. Sounds like you're...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 6:11 PM
  8. Ric2013 replied to the thread Burst plastic piping..

    Yeah, presumably the OP has bought a length and keeps using this batch to repair the damaged section?

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:04 AM
  9. Ric2013 replied to the thread Flow rate with Grohe Euro fittings?.

    Good news, and thanks for coming back to us!

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:02 AM
  10. Ric2013 rated oz-plumber's post Agree in the thread OK for waste to run uphill a short distance?.

    I felt sorry for you at one stage - then I took it back. Now I feel genuinely sorry for you - teetering on 'morbidly sorry' Those...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:01 AM
  11. Ric2013 replied to the thread Burst plastic piping..

    The same batch of pipe, or the same section within your installation? I wonder if the PRV is seized?

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:01 AM
  12. Ric2013 replied to the thread Burst plastic piping..

    That isn't too close to the boiler. If this is a sealed system there should be a pressure release dump set at 3 Bar, often incorporated...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 10:12 AM
  13. Ric2013 replied to the thread Confused with rad pipe connection.

    'All' radiators come with a 1/2" BSP female connection and the tails come with the valves.

    Sep 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM
  14. Ric2013 rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread Confused with rad pipe connection.

    http://www.screwfix.com/p/chrome-angled-radiator-valve-drain-off/70408

    Sep 18, 2017 at 9:58 AM
  15. Ric2013 rated king of pipes's post Agree in the thread Confused with rad pipe connection.

    Just a different type of valve thats all some can be removed with large allen type key others need a specialist rad key but it is...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 9:58 AM